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as in infectious
capable of being passed by physical contact from one person to another a cold is often catching before the symptoms even begin

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catching

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present participle of catch
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as in chasing
to move fast enough to get even with despite the suspect's considerable lead, the fleet-footed police officer was able to catch him and make an arrest

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“Catching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/catching. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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